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    Ottawa start-up draws welcome attention from U.S. military

    Jul 29, 2015Ottawa start-up draws welcome attention from U.S. military
    An Ottawa-based start-up’s open-source web conferencing platform, BigBlueButton, is under military surveillance by the U.S. government – albeit in a welcome and potentially lucrative way. Blindside Networks, which manages the development of BigBlueButton, was approached recently by the U.S. Department of Defence (DoD) to assist in adapting the platform to DoD’s needs.
  • Mackenzie Health launch event on June 24, 2015.

    Southwest York Region facility pioneers new era of technology adoption in healthcare

    Jul 06, 2015Southwest York Region facility pioneers new era of technology adoption in healthcare
    Healthcare innovation in Ontario recently reached a major milestone with the launch of the second phase of a new hospital unit devoted fully to integrating disruptive technologies into Ontario’s healthcare system.

OCE In The News

  • July 24, 2015 – Hamilton SpectatorStorefront on James North transforming into business accelerator

    Hamilton's Forge Downtown is scheduled to open Sept. 1 as a "business accelerator," a place for young entrepreneurs hoping to commercialize their inventions. The effort is a collaboration between McMaster University, the Innovation Factory at McMaster Innovation Park and Mohawk College.
    The operation will be an offshoot of The Forge at the Innovation Factory, which opened less than a year ago and has worked with about 20 would-be entrepreneurs.
    The two operations will be funded by $1 million from the Ontario Centres of Excellence's Campus Linked Accelerator Program.

  • July 7, 2015 – BetakitTWO MAJOR CANADIAN INNOVATION CENTRES PARTNERING UP TO FUND TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH
    To support the world’s growing dependence on networks that can exchange huge quantities of information at high speeds, Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) and Canada’s Centre of Excellence (CENGN) in Next Generation Networks are partnering up to accelerate the commercialization of Ontario-based communications technology research.